What Jo Did

  • Unit 2 – Work and Play

     

    Concept Question: What is the value of work and play?

     

    Week 1 – What Jo Did

     

    Weekly Question

    Vocabulary Words

    Skills & Strategy

    Spelling Words

    How can we learn to appreciate the talents of others?

    nervous

    Cause & Effect 

    monkeys

    hobbies

    learn

    Prefixes & Suffixes (un-,  -able, -less)

    friends

    daisies

    accept

    plays

    delays

    fouled

    Draw Conclusions

    supplies

    scratches

    hoop

    Common & Proper Nouns

    taxes

    counties

    jersey

    holidays

    teammates

    marveled

    Prior Knowledge

    months

    memories

    rim

     

    companies

    bunches

    speechless

     

    costumes

    batteries

    swatted

     

    sandwiches

    donkeys

    unbelievable

     

    Challenge Spelling Words

     

     

    eyelashes

    secretaries

     

     

    ambulances

    inventories

     

     

    trophies

     

     

    Building Concept Vocabulary

    - nervous, accept, learn

    In order to develop new understandings how could these concept vocabulary words be classified?  (feelings & actions)

     

    Cause & Effect

    Cause Effect
    What it tells Why an event happens The result of what happens
    Clue words since ,because so, therefore, as a result of, after, in order to, so that

    Because the bones in the inner part of her nose were badly formed, the girl could breathe only through her mouth. 

    • Cause - what makes something happen

          Ex: I didn't do my homework last night.

    • Effect - what happens

          Ex: I got a checkmark.   I lost recess.  I got grounded.

    • Sometimes there are multiple effects from one cause.

     

    After reading the story, What Jo Did, match the statements below to create a cause & effect relationship.  Be sure to identify the cause and effect.

    The boys gave her the nickname Jumpin' Jo.

    Jo wore a hat with her hair tucked in.

    Jo learned to jump super high.

    The boys thought Jo was a boy.

    Jo dunked the ball.

    Jo practiced with a high rim.


    Watch a Cause & Effect video by clicking here.


    Common & Proper Nouns - Video

    School House Rock Video

    Herman's Chow Down Nouns Video



    Noun Games

    Click on the link below to play games that review your skills using nouns.  Be sure to scroll down to the noun games.


    http://www.aasd.k12.wi.us/staff/boldtkatherine/ReadingFun3-6/ReadingFun_PartsofSpeech.htm


    Building Background

    Basketball Terms

    Basketball Equipment

    Special Skills

    Important Rules

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Vocabulary

    fouled, hoop, jersey, marveled, rim, speechless, swatted, unbelievable, backboard, dribbling, dunk

    • Sports is one are in which jargon, or specialized vocabulary is common.
    • Think about the meaning of each word.  Look at the word speechless.  See -less at the end of the word and think that -less means "without" or "not."  So speechless means without talk.

    Sort the vocabulary words into the categories below.

    Basketball Words

    Action Words

    Describing Words

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Prefixes & Suffixes

    • un- (prefix) - "the opposite of _____" or "not _____"

          Ex: unhappy, unwind, unwrap

    • -able (suffix) - "able to be _____ed"                          

          Ex: enjoyable, believable, deliverable

    • -less (suffix) - "without ____"

          Ex: speechless, homeless, thoughtless

         Word

    Prefix/Base Word/Suffix

    Word Meaning

     

    unbreakable

     

     

     

     

     

    unforgivable

     

     

     

     

     

    unacceptable

     

     

     

     

     

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